17 hrs ago
Straily, A's beat Rangers 1-0, Cespedes homer decides it
If there was a game the A's were meant to lose in their three-game series against the Rangers, it was Tuesday's. Yu Darvish vs.
21 hrs ago
A's lose series finale to Texas Rangers
Jarrod Parker settled down after giving up three first-inning runs on a pair of homers but the A's squandered numerous scoring opportunities in a 3-1 defeat to the Texas Rangers Wednesday.
Wolf set for first big league start vs. Parker, A's
The 30-year-old, who has 25 big league appearances but none in a starting role, will face the Athletics, who have won five straight games and are going for a series sweep of the Rangers on Wednesday afternoon.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Miami Herald
Punchless attack sinks Royals in another 2-1 loss to Athletics
It's happened twice now, two nights in a row, and the Royals shouldn't require further proof: While their rotation is much improved over recent seasons, one run isn't often going to be enough.
Fri May 17, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Adam Rosales, Josh Donaldson keep Jarrod Parker from undeserving defeat
If there is a game plan to minimize the impact of losing opening day starting pitcher Brett Anderson for an indefinite time thanks to a stress fracture in his right foot, the A's used it as the outline for their 2-1 win over Kansas City on Friday night.
Thu May 16, 2013
Parker looks to replicate last start in opener vs. Royals
The suddenly reeling Athletics will look to get back on track in Friday's series opener against the Royals, though it won't be an easy task against Royals ace James Shields.
Wed May 15, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Bay Area Baseball: Crisp rejoins A's, Anderson (ankle) still not ready, plus lineups
Coco Crisp returns to the A's outfield today, as expected, after being reinstated from the 15-day disabled list this morning.
Sun May 12, 2013
Norris picking up pitchers with strong defensive play
Derek Norris hasn't done much at the plate recently to warrant much attention, but his defensive doings are drawing plenty praise.
Where in the world is Cleveland Indians bench coach Sandy Alomar? Hey, Hoynsie
Sandy Alomar is keeping a low-key profile as bench coach for Tribe manager Terry Francona.
Sat May 11, 2013
Marin Independent Journal
Jarrod Parker helps Oakland A's end five-game slide with quality start
The A's have been looking for someone to step up and get them out of a five-game losing streak.
Ibanez benefits from getting limited at-bats
For Raul Ibanez, it seems like less has been more when it comes to having success at the plate this season.
Anchorage Daily News
A pair of young starters will duke it out Saturday when Jarrod Parker and the Oakland Athletics take on rookie Brandon Maurer and the Seattle Mariners.
Maurer well rested heading into start vs. A's
He'll be pitching on 10 days' rest after having his spot skipped in the rotation.
Fri May 10, 2013
All Eyes on Jarrod Parker's Saturday Start, Sonny Gray Call Up May be Imminent
Not overlooking tonight's series opener between the Seattle Mariners and Oakland A's, which will send Dan Straily to the hill to face off against Hisashi Iwakuma, but the more interesting game of the series could turn into the match-up on Saturday.
Thu May 09, 2013
Sonny Gray, Hideki Okajima, Stephen Vogt and Others Knocking on the...
Despite having an overall winning record of 18-17, the A's are actually just 7-16 against teams not named the Houston Astros or Los Angeles Angels and are struggling against the bulk of their American League counterparts.
Wed May 08, 2013
Injuries have Oakland using backup plans
The decision to bring up first baseman Daric Barton from Triple-A underscores just how severely Oakland has been affected by injuries this season.
Tue May 07, 2013
Cleveland Indians notebook: Vinnie Pestano gets good news after MRI scan of elbow
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Sonny Gray likely callup if Parker goes to DL; Wells, Nakajima updates
An early Drumbeat today to provide some links to coverage in today's Chronicle, including the fact that 2011 top pick Sonny Gray would be the A's choic e to fill in for Jarrod Parker if that neck issue lands Parker on the DL.
Cleveland's HRs upend A's
Oakland Athletics' Derek Norris rects after being called out on strikes in the third inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians Monday, May 6, 2013, in Cleveland.
Mon May 06, 2013
Jarrod Parker gives up four homers in A's loss to Indians
Jarrod Parker just can't quite seem to find a measure of consistency between his starts; it's one decent one, followed by a poor one.